…something new which may lead to employment, volunteering or give you the ability to help others. It can also be used to fund training or equipment that will enhance your ability to pursue your hobby. This could range from a bookkeeping course to a basketball wheelchair or a bicycle to get to voluntary work. Applications are open to people aged 18 or over and are likely to be in the range of £200 to £2,000.
If your request is over £500, you may be invited to come and have a conversation with us about your plans. You will be able to bring someone with you for support and we will refund your travel costs here.
If you receive an Award, you will be asked to provide a report after twelve months on how this Award has made a difference for you.
In this group you will find the application form and stories from people who have received an Award.